|| Print ||
|Wednesday, February 29, 2012|
Merkley bill authorizing dam removal faces opposition in Congress and budget challenged California.
U.S. Interior Secretary Ken Salazar's announcement on Feb. 27 that he would not be able to determine the project's feasibility by a March 31 deadline shows that plenty of obstacles remain - at the federal, state and local levels.
Salazar mainly blamed Congress' lack of movement on a bill by U.S. Sen. Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., and Rep. Mike Thompson, D-Calif., that would authorize the $1.1 billion dam removal and environmental restoration project, which would include $536 million in new federal funds..
Read more at the Capital Press.
|How Doug Badger spends his downtime|
|Port at a crossroads|
|100 Best awards 2014|
|Our man in Congress|
|Recreational marijuana use linked to brain changes|
|Former NYC mayor announces $50M gun law election push|
|U.S. consumer inflation rises: higher food, rent costs|
|U.S. Airways apologizes for tweeting explicit image|
|Bubba Watson wins second Masters Tournament|
|Excessive TV linked to poorer sleep in children|
|Obama names new U.S. health secretary|
Marketing the state brings new business, new jobs and a better quality of life for everyone.
Living in the beautiful Pacific Northwest means enjoying our wonderful surroundings, while remaining aware of the multiple types of natural disaster threats that we face: winter storms, windstorms, floods, landslides, earthquakes, volcanoes and tsunamis.“
Oregon State University's hospitality degree program invests in next-generation leaders.
NAI Norris, Beggs & Simpson just completed their newly rebranded First Quarter Market Reports. Not only does it feature a brand new format, but the report ensures accuracy due to the annual truing up of their database.
Samuel Hernandez, an Associate at Barran Liebman, is the recipient of a 2014 Oregon State Bar Litigation Section Rising Litigator Award.
On March 14, 2014 Governor Kitzhaber signed House Bill 4050 into law. Introduced by the Oregon Association for Health Underwriters (OAHU), HB 4050 gives small businesses the option of self-insuring for their health benefits.